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Oct 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
city's historic waterfront, flooding the financial district and the subway. the city's mass transit system, schools and stock exchange remain closed today. rob and paula, back to you. >> scott goldberg here, in a wet and storm-weary new york. thanks a lot. >>> and parts of new jersey remain underwater this morning after that monstrous storm surge along the coast. >> sandy made landfall. the powerful surf crashed into atlantic city's famous boardwalk, washing away a 300-yard section of it. floodwaters also filled up along towns along the jersey shore. they plunged into darkness. steve portnoy is in the thick of things at point pleasant beach. >> reporter: the water started to overtake the dunes. at that point we felt we had to move our truck because the water was coming in on to the streets. not just in the areas right by the beach, but actually flooding some of the city streets. so, we decided to move about a half-mile away and rebase. we were broadcasting. and then, all of a sudden, the water crept up behind us there. >> now, the national guard and other firefighters spent much of
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am EDT
stay off the roads. we are dealing with a lot of flooding in ocean city. route 50 is now closed along the eastbound lanes from golf course road to philadelphia avenue. here's a live look at route 50. you will notice the camera is shaking due to the heavy winds. there's a wind advisory in effect for those traveling across the bay bridge. if you are heading that way, you want to be extra careful if the gusts exceed 55 miles per hour, the bridge will be shut down. a look closer to baltimore moving right along but you will want to prepare yourself for slick conditions and don't travel today if you don't have to. that's a look at your traffic. now over to you. >>> you are waking up, the lights are on and tv is working. >> don't be fooled. bge is preparing for massive outages as sandy makes its wayto maryland and they are prepared. >> linda so is live at bwi and bge brought in thousands of out of state workers to get ahead of the storm correct? >> reporter: yes, and this is where they will be reporting for work in just a few hours. later this morning, this is bge's staging area by the
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am EDT
eastward. let's look at the rainfall total so far. but at ocean city. up to about 2.3 inches. that is on the eastern shore. we can expect about 4-8 inches of rain throughout the rest event. maximum wind gusts at ocean city airport is 52 miles per hour. this is the impact you can expect from later today. >> we have some changes overnight from what sandy has been doing. it has been taking that turn. it is moving to the north instead of the northeast. we will watch to see when it turns to the northwest. we do think it will stay to the north of the d.c. metro area which is good news for us. we will be on the good side of the storm. we will predominately be coming in from the north to northwest as opposed to dealing with the onshore flow. we will be dealing with the heavy rain and flood event. 4-8 inches of rainfall widespread. there will be isolated heavier amounts. we are not going to see so much flash flooding with this. this will be more of a river flood event. here is the predicted forecast model. just one of them. you can see some of the heavier amounts. d.c. looking at about four inche
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
sensitive locks in the city, including the world trade center site. the keys are meant for firefighters and city officials to access electric panels and subway stations. a "new york post" reporter bought a set on ebay for $160. >> that is alarming. >>> it is time, now, for the weather from across this great nation. severe storms, with gusty winds and hail, from cincinnati to pittsburgh and lexington. showers with peeks of sunshine from new york to d.c. thunderstorms from the carolinas, georgia and florida. and more record heat in the southwest. >> this great nation. you go, paula. and, my fellow americans, 102 in phoenix, 94 in sacramento. upper 60s and 70s from the midwest to the east coast. >>> and when we come back this morning, the major food recall that just got a lot bigger. >>> also, a recall of some of the most popular cars in america. 600,000 hondas that need a fix to prevent a possible fire. >>> also this morning, here comes money boo-boo. honey boo-boo and her reality show family land a very sweet, new deal. >>> and welcome back. we are learning the price of cong
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 4:00am PDT
midwest, from detroit to the twin cities. and much of the same in the pacific northwest. >> if you are flying, airport delays possible from boston to d.c., detroit, chicago, minneapolis, seattle and portland. did we miss any cities there? >> i don't think so. >>> more news, now, from the centers of disease control. they've issued a new warning about the laundry detergent pods. >> the shiny, colorful packets of concentrated soap are becoming a public health hazard. children are mistaking them for candy, eating them and getting sick. nearly 500 children ingested detergent pods. most of them under 5 years old. >> they do look like candy. >>> a body found in san diego trash bin may be linked to a murder mystery in newport beach. the body may be that of quee chadwick. they are charging the husband, saying he killed his wife over money. >>> and l.a. police investigators say the 40-year-old taped conversation between charles tex watson and his attorney could clear up more than a dozen unsolved homicides. a federal judge in texas has blocked an attempt by l.a. police to use a search warrant to
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
storms with a chance of tornadoes around wichita, oklahoma city and amarillo. >> summer-like in the south, with 80s from dallas to atlanta. the midwest and northeast are cold and windy and in the 50s. mostly 70s, meanwhile, in the rockies. >>> coming up this friday morning, another space shuttle heads to its final home. >>> but first, something to irritate you on a friday. new evidence that banks are still tacking on plenty of fees. >>> and some welcome news about the airlines. it's all next. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, you better keep an eye on your bank statements. a new pew study says a dozen major banks are still not being clear about their checking account fees. and many are charging more for some basic features. sometimes the fees aren't listed on bank websites. but they're in those checking account disclosure statements that you get in the mail sometimes. the study says they actually run a median length of 69 pages. >>> well, the maker of mini-wheats has a not-so-small problem on its hands. kellogg's is recalling almost 3 million boxes of the cereal because they could
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 4:00am PDT
flooding a possibility in the city of seattle. dry in the middle of the country. >> much warmer than usual in colorado and the dakotas. denver will hit 81. chicago and minneapolis are seasonable. mild in the northeast with boston in the mid 70s. >>> coming up next after the break, all the details of the amazing fall from the edge of space. >>> plus, the reason you are paying more when you're eating out. it's all ahead in your business news. >>> and the shuttle "endeavour" finally arrives at its final destination. fair to say it took the slow route to get there. >>> welcome back, everybody. there's not much refreshment in this year's c.o.l.a. the social security cost of living adjustment announced tomorrow won't be too much. preliminary figures put it between 1% and 2%. just $12 to $24 more a month. it's the smallest percentage since automatic adjustments began 37 years ago. and that may not sit too well with older voters. >>> business economists are not expecting improvement in the economy either. they predict a growth rate late this year of less than 2%. increasing slowly to 3% by the end
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 4:00am PDT
making for slick roads in the upper midwest. rapid city, you're going to see wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. if you are flying, airport delays are possible in minneapolis, chicago, kansas city, memphis and miami. >>> and back to the news this morning. it now appears that the government is building a criminal case against that massachusetts pharmacy that's at the center of the meningitis outbreak. criminal investigators from the fda were at that facility yesterday. and a u.s. attorney confirmed it was part of an ongoing investigation. officials believe tainted steroids produced at the pharmacy led to at least 16 deaths from meningitis. >>> and the 14-year-old pakistani girl shot in the head for standing up to the taliban is improving this morning. doctors say they are impressed with her strength and her resiliency. abc's muhammad lila has more on her progress and the way of life she so bravely opposed. >> reporter: for the very first time, doctors treating 14-year-old malala yousafzai say the worst is over. >> she's showing every sign of being, every bit as strong as we've bee
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 4:00am EDT
in the northeast. mostly sunny from minneapolis to salt lake city. >>> still ahead, don't look now, but a big cut could be coming out of your paycheck in january, no matter who wins the white house. >>> and what do cyclists have to say about lance armstrong. >>> and later, coming up, the giants fish who invited himself on board, all 600 pounds. >>> welcome back. gas prices are plunging. the national average is now $3.68 a gallon, down 12 cents in the past week. that's still the highest price ever for this time of year. but aaa expects it to keep falling at a fairly good clip. you can thank the season but also falling oil prices and an end to refinery problems in california. >>> it's not getting a lot of attention, but many of us are going to be hit by a big tax increase next year, no matter who wins the clerk. temporary reduction in social security payroll taxes expires at the end of the year. neither presidential candidate is talking about an extension and there's little support for one in congress. >>> airfares will continue to go up next year but not as fast as they have been. a
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
, another thrill seeker is at it again in new york city. david blaine is spending three days in the middle of a million volts of electricity. the only thing reflecting that is a chain-built body suit. >> blaine fascination with electricity, as well as a human plasma ball. this is interactive. fans can control the amounts of electricity zapping him with the touch. >> i hope he doesn't have any enemies or disgruntled ex-wives out there. are you kidding me. >> from the free fall to the electricity. we're getting. >> reporter: boring. >> we've been boring a lot so -- man. >>> well, the old ball and chain may not be bad after all in. looks like hauling around your better half can pay off. >> couples all over gathered in maine for the annual wife-carrying championship over the weekend. >> can you do that? like a piggyback ride. >> i respect that. they don't have to be actually husband and wife to do this thing. the team can be, you know, friends or whatever. but they did have to skillfully navigate a tricky course. a three-foot hurdle and a pond called the widow maker. >> they won the wife's wei
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 4:00am EDT
san francisco. roads will be wet at times around the upper midwest, great lakes, new york, and new england. >> and if you're flying today, some airport delays are possible in salt lake city, san francisco, where the party's still going on, and chicago and detroit. >>> breaking news overnight in the search for a missing new jersey girl. >> officials in glauser county believe they have found the body of autumn pasquale, inside her cycling container. the middle schooler was seen saturday riding her bike to a friend's house. her family recorded her missing when she did not return by curfew. >>> also, a scare in wisconsin overnight. a small plane made a crash-landing on a highway, backing up traffic for miles. the twin-engine aircraft was trying to land at an airport in racine county when it came down on i-94. there were two people onboard. but they were not injured. >>> robert kennedy's youngest son returns to court today, after tearful testimony from a materni maternity ward nurse. the scuffle took place back in january, when the nurses tried to stop douglas kennedy from taking his ne
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
"good morning america." >>> in other news today, marks one year since the mysterious disappearance of a little kansas city girl known as baby lisa. lisa irwin was just 10 months told when she vanished from her crib. her mother said she was asleep in another room when her father was at work. the family is hoping for her safe return. but police have complained they have yet to speak one-on-one with lisa's mother. >>> and former penn state assistant football coach mike mcqueary is suing the school for millions of dollars in damages. mcqueary complained he saw jerry sandusky showering with a young boy. mcqueary claims his treatment by the school since the sandusky case has caused him distress and embarrassment. >>> by this time tomorrow baseball's playoff picture will be clear. or at least clearer. highlights of last night's dramatic developments, now, from espn. >> randy scott with your "sportscenter" update. the best pennant race in baseball is one tied in the a.l. west. in oakland last night, where the a's came in, down just a game on the rangers in that division. in the fifth, dere
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
hour to spare and you happen to be in dade city, florida, you can take a swim with a tiger. the wild things zoo is offering visitors a close encounter with tiger cubs, complete with a swim. >> the zoo claims that baby tigers like to swim. but animal activists are up in arms. this is the same place that lets you swim with alligators whose mouths are taped shut. >> no thank you. >> no swimming with tigers. even baby ones. >>> for some of you, your local news is next. >> for everyone else, we'll be back with the end of the road >> for everyone else, we'll be back with the end of the road for two dancing all-stars. i already had a product that made my mouth feel clean. why am i going to go and change it? the first thing he recommended was that i use sensodyne. sensodyne helps with the sensitivity issues and at the same time it gives you the clean feeling. your mouth feels fresh. sensodyne satisfies the needs that i would look for in a toothpaste. i definitely feel like i can be myself now. i don't have the same pain i did. it gives you your life back. is the same frequent heartburn treat
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am EDT
in new york city, where hundreds of thousands remain in the dark. and where subways and a major airport are still underwater. but a new day brings promising, new developments. >>> baring the brunt. new jersey shore towns tore apart by sandy. and inland, rescuers continue to save trapped residents. >>> and a little levity overnight. the late-night comics make their return. >>> good morning on this halloween, a holiday in name only today for so many in the wake of sandy. >> let's start with the latest this morning. more than 8 million folks in areas affected by sandy are now without power. >> also, stock markets are reopening today after their two-day unscheduled stop for the storm. meanwhile, jfk and newark airports are also reopening with limited service today. but new york's la guardia airport, looked more like a lake than an airport right now. that remains closed. also, president obama will visit hard-hit areas of new jersey today, touring the areas with governor christie. >> here in new york, most of lower manhattan remains without power this morning. this is a live image. in
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
dark for up to a week. >>> the nation's largest city, new york, may as well be a ghost town this morning. pun transit, schools even the stock markets all closed. >>> and away from the storm on a brighter note, a giant sweep for san francisco. the giants are world series champions for the second time in just three seasons. >>> good morning, everybody. only one story really to report today. we're going to begin with the danger and potential devastation from hurricane sandy. the massive storm is spinning straight toward the east coast, on track to be the worst case scenario. forecasters and millions of people in its path have feared. >> regular activities have already ground to a halt in much of the east. and it could be days or weeks before life begins to get back to normal. we'll get the latest forecast in a moment. but we go to abc's tahman bradley, in ocean city, marryland. i have to believe you've been warmer than now. >> reporter: yeah, it's been cold. right now, sandy is making miserable here in the mid-atlantic. the mid-atlantic region is bracing for sandy. a slow-moving mon
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
and homes. they experienced problems with other storms in the low lying area. the city department of transportation has closed roads and intersections because of the flooding. this include where we are standing. the mayor stephanie rawlings- blake request, police officers and emergency responders are on the streets to respond to any problems. the last couple of days we have seen a big police pleasant. just a few minutes ago we saw an officer drive by this morning. it is in an effort to keep people safe. the city has received calls for down treed power lines and flooding. yesterday there was a restrictions for roadways. it started last night at 6 to mean p.m. and through noon today. it does not include uniformed personnel, hospital employees and other medical providers. it is important to note that baltimore city has opened six shelters. that's for people who have been displaced because of hurricane sandy. because of down treed or flooding or anything related to the storm. they have six shelters open there. are 23 shelters throughout the state of maryland. but six in baltimore city if
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
as the world series now shifts to the motor city. >>> good friday morning, everyone. we the storm watch and a growing death toll from that powerful hurricane. >> at least 21 people have died. most of the victims were in cuba, including a 4-month-old baby, who was crushed when his house collapsed. >> right now, sandy is pounding the bahamas with heavy wind and rain. the east coast of florida is already feeling the effects, as ross palumbo of our miami station shows us. >> reporter: crashing waves, whipping wind and near-whiteout conditions. all of it washing over ft. lauderdale beach. flooding some tourists with fear. >> this is crazy. this is nuts. there's sand in the street right now. >> reporter: with severe surf conditions, not only at sea, but along the sidewalks. and along its edge, rescuers were racing to push people back to shore. >> very, very dangerous. we don't want anybody to get hurt. >> reporter: despite double red flag warnings, just to the forth, near this pier, surfers were slipping into the water. >> the rip current's too strong. it whipped me all the way down the
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
13 deaths in the united states. >> sandy flooded tunnels in new york city, along with subway stations, the electrical system, the power to wall street. power out for more than five million customers across the east. it's unlikely that the full extent of the storm's damage will be known until date. let's update on you what's happening here in the d.c. region. >> so pepco reporting 32,000 customers in the dark this morning. dominion virginia power has more than 122,000 without electric today. and b.g.e. reporting more than 215,000 outages. novec has nearly 23,000 customers without power this morning. also, you should note that schools and government offices all across the region closed today again today. >> and you're going to find another way to get to work if you have to go. if you use mass transit, no metrorail or bus service this morning. marc or v.r.e. trains not running. amtrak has cancelled all northeast corridor trains. all flights at the d.c. area's three major airports are cancelled today. we're going to go to ocean city maryland, where the boardwalk, as we mentioned, received
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
cities. 50s for much of the midwest and central plains. and 80s from new orleans to new york. 60s from salt lake city to seattle. >>> and when we come back this morning, with all the talk about jobs, we get some all-important numbers later today. >>> then, more coffee, more jobs. starbucks announcing ambitious, new plans. >>> and lights, camera, will you marry me? what might be one of the most intricate wedding proposals ever. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, from wall street to the campaign trail, the big focus is today's release of the september employment report, the next-to-last one before the election. and it is likely to show more jobs created last month than in august. but not by much. and ahead of the numbers we get another snapshot on jobs. the number of americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits rose slightly for the week. up to 377,000. >>> if you thought mortgage rates couldn't go any lower, think again. rates have tumbled to all-time lows for the second-straight week, falling as the federal reserve buys bonds to help boost the market. rates on 15-year loans
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 4:00am EDT
rapids to chicago. much warmer than normal in the nation's midsection. >> kansas city and omaha hover near 80 degrees. 60s in the northwest and east. 80s in new orleans. 85 in sacramento. >>> coming up, the google exec who is saying yahoo! a $60 million incentive to switch companies. >> not a bad career. >>> and a lot of people getting fired up over flaming hot cheetos. >>> and later, a very close call for this guy, who was showing off with a crocodile >>> welcome back, everybody. shoppers are returning to the stores and they're spending. retail sales last month were up 1.1% because consumers simply are more confident. merchants saw gains in almost every major category from eating out to smartphones. it is the third-straight monthly increase in retail sales. >> why did you point to me when you mentioned eating out? >> you like food. >>> well, it is no wonder that major retailers are optimistic about the upcoming holiday shopping season. amazon, the latest to announce it's adding lots of workers to handle holiday sales. 50,000 for its order fulfillment centers across the u.s. it expect
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
rapid city to salt lake city. some snow in the cascades. and some showers from seattle to portland. >> 50s in the pacific northwest. mostly 40s in the northern rockies. 70s in the midwest. 80s around dallas, miami and new orleans. and way above normal in the mid-atlantic. >>> and coming up after the break, the first reviews are in. what people who had gotten their hands on the ipad mini are now saying. >>> and bad guys hit the bookstore. barnes & nobel customers have been hit by a big credit card security breach. >>> and later, a day of surfing turns deadly as a shark goes on the attack at a popular beach. >>> welcome back, everybody. this may come as a surprise to some folks. the u.s. is about to become the world's biggest oil producer, ahead of even saudi arabia. crude production is up for the fourth-straight year. and oil imports may fall by half by the end of the decade. one analyst says north america could become, quote, the new middle east. >>> and if you made a purchase last month as a barnes & nobel store, watch out. the book seller says customer credit card information was
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
of people hit the water in salt lake city for the annual pumpkin regatta. they removed seeds and the thickened shell. and the winner has carved from a 1,000-pound pumpkin. >>> well, now for a look at morning road conditions. snow-covered passes in the sierra nevada, cascades and north rockies. rain drenches highways from seattle to san francisco. a quick ride from minneapolis, st. louis, kansas city and dallas. >> a pretty good day for flying. weather-related delays only expected in san francisco. >>> well, now to the controversy plaguing lance armstrong, the international cycling union is expected to announce this morning whether it will appeal the sanctions issued by the u.s. anti-doping agency. >> after getting stripped of his medals and losing most of his corporate sponsors, armstrong was in austin texas over the weekend for the celebration of his livestrong charity aimed at fighting cancer. >> obviously, it's been an interesting, 57bd as i said the other night, at times, a difficult two weeks. people ask me a lot, how are you doing? and i tell them, well, i've been better, but i
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 4:00am EDT
are possible in the following cities, denver, chicago and minneapolis. >>> well, a suburban denver community is breathing a collective sigh of relief this morning, now that police have made an arrest in the death of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. >> 17-year-old austin sigg is now facing charges of abducting, murdering and dismembering the little girl. abc's brandi hitt has details. >> reporter: it's the break in the jessica ridgeway murder case the 10-year-old's family has been waiting for. >> we have made an arrest in the jessica ridgeway case. 17-year-old austin sigg is in our custody. >> reporter: austin sigg, a community college student, was arrested wednesday morning at this home near kettner lake, not far from where little jessica's body was found earlier this month. she vanished on october 5th while walking to school. >> we're all worn out. everybody in the family is worn to a frazzle. >> reporter: jessica's family watched for three weeks as police searched for evidence in nearby fields and parks. detectives say it was a phone call that led them to sigg. they're thoroughly se
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
few cities they're already at all-time highs. those metro areas never had the large swings in prices during housing's boom and bust cycle in the past decade. and they're smaller cities that have been good at creating jobs. >>> many soda vending machines will soon dispense something new, information. labels listing the calorie count will be affixed to selection buttons. the first of the machines will roll out in chicago and san antonio earlier next year. they will include more low-calorie drinks. >>> and speaking of sodas and fast food and that sort of thing. >> that was a beautiful segue to our next story because a survey finds that wendy's really lives up to fast food. its window orders was 2:20 faster than taco bell. wendy's was also the only one to improve on last year's performance. always a dark side. it finished in the middle of the pack when it came to accuracy. wendy's number one, then taco bell, then, bojangles, mcdonald's, chick-fil-a and burger king. >> that's one thing i miss living in the city. no drive-through. wendy's used to be my go-to. >> i'm hungry. go ahead. you r
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
minneapolis and green bay. moving later into chicago and kansas city. >> 60s in the midwest. and 70s from albuquerque all the way to boise. >>> when we come back this morning, one of the worst cases of hoarding ever. we'll tell you where and show you just how bad it is. >>> and something new in the sugary beverage battle. get ready for soda machines that dispense calorie counts. >>> and the show must go on, they say. a qvc guest passes out on the air. but the co-host, he keeps on pitching. >>> welcome back, everyone. american airlines is promising improvement this morning. the bankrupt carrier's ceo admits the past couple of weeks have been rough on its passengers. but delays and cancellations, but its on-time performance last month was 25% worse than its major competitors. but ceo tom horton says american is working through its problems. >>> there is good news down the road for california drivers. analysts say wholesale gas prices are plunging, that's right, plunging. and retail prices should catch up later this week. the state is allowing refineries to switch to a cheaper blend ahe
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